Sonja Sohn Bio


Relationship Statistics of Sonja Sohn

What is Sonja Sohn marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Sonja Sohn have ? (name): Two (Sophia, Sakira)
Is Sonja Sohn having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Sonja Sohn lesbian ?: No

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Sonja Sohn’s current relationship status is a divorcee and single.

Previously, she was married to an Australian didgeridoo player, composer and produce, Adam Plack in 2003. Sonja and Adam was blessed with two daughter’s Sophia and Sakira.  They got divorced in 2011.

Who is Sonja Sohn?

Sonja Sohn is an American actress. Sonja is also s director, who is well known for her roles as Detective Kima Greggs on the HBO drama The Wire. 

She won the Sundance Film Festival, Gotham, and Independent Spirit Awards.

Currently, she works as the leader of the Baltimore community initiative called ReWired for Change.

Sonja Sohn- Family, Early Life, Education

Sonja Sohn was born Sonja Williams on May 9, 1964, in Fort Benning, Georgia, the United States. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Her father is African-American and her mother has Korean ethnicity. Her parents met when her father was stationed in South Korea after the Korean War.

She attended and graduated from Warwick High School in Newport News, Virginia.

She studied English at Brooklyn College which led to her writing poetry.

Sonja Sohn- Professional Life, Career, Activism


Sohn was a slam poet.  She also wrote lyrics and co-wrote the script for the film.


Sohn also appeared in minor roles in films such as Shaft and Bringing Out the Dead. Similarly, she starred in independent films PerfumeG and The Killing Zone. In fact, the five seasons of the HBO series The Wire, she held a starring role as Detective Kima Greggs.

After that, she struggled during the first season of The Wire and considered quitting as she had trouble recalling her lines. She starred on many episodes of Cold Case as “Toni Halstead”.

In the year 2008-09, she was a guest star in the ABC series Brothers & Sisters, and in 2010 she appeared in an episode of CBS series The Good Wife. In the year 2011, she was a guest star on the show Bar Karma.

Years Movies Role
2003 The Killing Zone Jennifer
2008 Step Up 2: The Streets Sarah
2015 The Missing Girl Franny


After that, she played Seasons 1-2 Detective Samantha Baker in the medical drama television series Body of Proof with Dana Delany and Jeri Ryan, which premiered on ABC on March 29, 2011.


Previously involved in political activism, she campaigned in North Carolina in support of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential bid

Sohn took a break from acting in 2009 to concentrate on social issues. She is also the founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based reWIRED for Change, an outreach program intended to communicate with and ultimately rehabilitate at-risk youth involved in criminal activity.

Sonja Sohn- Awards

Years Awards
1998 Gotham Awards
1998 Sundance Film Festival
2008 Asian Excellence Awards
2019 Cinema Eye Honors Award

Sonja Sohn- Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of around $1.5m.

As an American actress, she has an average salary of $86,502 and above.

Sonja Sohn-Rumors and controversies

  • Sonja was arrested in North Carolina early Sunday in connection with cocaine possession.
  • She was also cited for having marijuana and drug paraphernalia on her person in the arrest.

Sonja Sohn-Body Measurements

Sonja has black hair and brown eyes. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and weight is 58 Kg. Her figure measurement is 34-25-35 inches and her cup size is 34B.

Sonja Sohn-Facebook, Instagram

Sonja has around 9.2K followers on Facebook and about 22.8K on Instagram.


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